Media Ethics Products

  • Journalism, Online Comments, and the Future of Public Discourse

    By Marie Shanahan

    Comments on digital news stories and on social media play an increasingly important role in public discourse as more citizens communicate through online networks. The reasons for eliminating comments on news stories are plentiful. Off-topic posts and toxic commentary have been shown to undermine…

    Hardback – 2017-09-15 
    Routledge

  • Fake News

    Falsehood, fabrication and fantasy in journalism

    By Brian McNair

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Disruptions

  • Routledge Companion to Media and Humanitarian Action

    Edited by Robin Andersen, Purnaka L. de Silva

    In this moment of unprecedented humanitarian crises, the representations of global disasters are increasingly common media themes around the world. The Routledge Companion to Media and Humanitarian Action explores the interconnections between media, old and new, and the humanitarian challenges that…

    Hardback – 2017-08-11 
    Routledge

  • Making Human Rights News

    Balancing Participation and Professionalism

    Edited by John C. Pollock, Morton Winston

    Making Human Rights News: Balancing Participation and Professionalism explores the impact of new digital technology and activism on the production of human rights messages. It is the first collection of studies to combine multidisciplinary approaches, "citizen witness" challenges to journalism…

    Hardback – 2017-08-09 
    Routledge

  • Mindful Journalism and News Ethics in the Digital Era

    A Buddhist Approach

    Edited by Shelton A. Gunaratne, Mark Pearson, Sugath Senarath

    This book aims to be the first comprehensive exposition of "mindful journalism"—drawn from core Buddhist ethical principles—as a fresh approach to journalism ethics. It suggests that Buddhist mindfulness strategies can be applied purposively in journalism to add clarity, fairness and equity to news…

    Paperback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Journalism

  • Social Media Communication

    Concepts, Practices, Data, Law and Ethics, 2nd Edition

    By Jeremy Harris Lipschultz

    In the second edition of Social Media Communication: Concepts, Practices, Data, Law and Ethics, Jeremy Harris Lipschultz presents a wide-scale, interdisciplinary analysis and guide to social media. Examining platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, LinkedIn, YouTube and Pinterest, this book…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge

  • The Future of Journalism: In an Age of Digital Media and Economic Uncertainty

    Edited by Bob Franklin

    The development of digital media has delivered innovations and prompted tectonic shifts in all aspects of journalism practice, the journalism industry and scholarly research in the field of journalism studies; this book offers detailed accounts of changes in all three arenas. The collapse of the ‘…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Journalism Studies

  • The Future of Journalism: Developments and Debates

    Edited by Bob Franklin

    The Future of Journalism: Developments and Debates analyses the radical shifts in journalism which are changing every aspect of the gathering, reporting and reception of news. The drivers of these changes include the rapid innovations in communication technologies, the competitive and fragmenting…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Journalism Studies

  • Public Relations Ethics and Professionalism

    The Shadow of Excellence

    By Johanna Fawkes

    Do professions really place duty to society above clients' or their own interests? If not, how can they be trusted? While some public relations (PR) scholars claim that PR serves society and enhances the democratic process, others suggest that it is little more than propaganda, serving the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

  • Media Accountability

    Who Will Watch the Watchdog in the Twitter Age?

    Edited by William Babcock

    A small collection of well-honed tools has been employed for some time by media practitioners and the public to help maintain and improve the credibility of journalism and the mass media. These media accountability tools have included ethics codes, media critics, news councils, ombudsmen,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-10
    Routledge

  • Video Games and the Law

    By Elizabeth Townsend Gard, W Ronald Gard

    The video game industry is big business, not only in terms of the substantial revenue generated through retail sales of games themselves, but also in terms of the size and value of parallel and secondary markets. Consider any popular video game today, and you most likely are looking at a franchise…

    Hardback – 2017-01-27
    Routledge

  • Trust, Power and Public Relations in Financial Markets

    By Clea Bourne

    The public relations profession positions itself as expert in building trust throughout global markets, particularly after crisis strikes. Successive crises have tainted financial markets in recent years. Calls to restore trust in finance have been particularly pressing, given trust’s crucial role…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

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